From Artificial Intelligence to Handcrafting: A Manufacturing Blog

  • Why hiring vibration plates is a great idea for your construction project

    21 November 2017

    Traditionally, using concrete as a building material means taking time a lot of time to complete the work because you need to use hand-held tools to smooth out your poured concrete and remove all of the air bubbles if you want to produce the creamy finish that is associated with concrete construction. It is this smoothing out that is often the most labour intensive part of the concrete building process. It frequently occupies workers who would be better employed elsewhere on the project.

  • Do you think it's too draughty to weld?

    10 November 2017

    MIG welding is a widely used technique and is probably the easiest welding method to learn. MIG welding can be used to weld most common metals and most plate thicknesses. It does, however, have some limitations. One of the most obvious problems with conventional MIG welding is that it doesn't work well outdoors, or in areas that suffer from draughts. A draught can be a problem when it blows the shielding gas away from the weld puddle and generates porosity in the weld.

  • Commercial Water Tank: Comparing Above vs Below Ground Installation

    18 October 2017

    There are multiple benefits of installing a water tank on your commercial premises. The structure will help you harvest rainwater, reducing your demand for public water supply. As a result, you can minimise your long-term water expenses in your operation. Also, the use of tanks promotes sustainability and reduces runoff in the property. If you decide to invest in a water tank, you must evaluate your installation options before commissioning the project.

  • Common uses for scissor lifts

    15 October 2017

    Scissor lifts are hydraulically powered machines that move vertically to carry out specific jobs. If you require a piece of equipment that will reach heights of up to 18 metres, a scissor lift is the best alternative to a ladder. With its wide range of uses and ability to fit through narrow spaces, you are assured of the best value for your money whether you buy it or hire it. Furthermore, it produces zero emissions and has very little noise when being used, making it eco-friendly.

  • Safety Guide for CNC Laser Cutting Without Protective Housing

    19 July 2017

    CNC lasers cutters make it possible to cut materials such as metal, wood and plastics with great accuracy and precision. Unlike with manual or mechanical cutting, these machines do not have to make physical contact with the materials being cut. Those operating laser cutters simply have to focus a powerful laser beam on the material being cut. But almost every work tool, piece of equipment or new technology used in the manufacturing world has a downside.

  • Advice on Water-Based Stains for Your Engraved Wood Signage

    10 July 2017

    Wood engraving refers to a letterpress printing and printmaking technique that has been used for many years. Today, business enterprises still rely on this method as a way of advertising and making their products known to the world. If you have chosen wood engraving for your firm's signage, it is important to protect it against elements of damage and corrosion. Water-based staining is a reliable and inexpensive way of doing this.

  • Avoid the following two ways of overloading your skip bin

    22 June 2017

    Are you planning on a thorough household clean-up exercise? Are you relocating to a new house or tackling a much anticipated renovation? By hiring a skip bin, you can take care of all the resulting waste. Skip bin hire guarantees you an effective way of disposing general rubbish, green waste, hard fill and even dangerous substances like asbestos. It's important to keep in mind that you cannot simply load the skip bin until it's overflowing.

  • Quality Control Tips to Ensure Effective Abrasive Blasting

    18 June 2017

    Abrasive blasting is a process commonly used for a wide variety of industrial applications to clean, smooth, roughen, soften, etch, or remove contaminants from a substrate. The quality of results, of course, vary from project to project, depending on the nature of the job and how it is carried out. Follow these tips to ensure you achieve the best results when you are working on a surface with abrasive blasters:

  • Three Factors You Should Consider Before Selecting Stainless Steel Street Furniture

    12 June 2017

    Street furniture can be made from a wide variety of materials, such as concrete, polyurethane, cast iron or stainless steel. Several factors must be considered when selecting any of those materials because not all of them will be suitable for every application. This article discusses the specific factors that you should consider before you select stainless steel street furniture.  The Desired Aesthetic Look closely at the space where you would like to install or use the street furniture that you want to buy.

  • All-in-One Guide to Understanding the Various Kinds of Perspex

    5 June 2017

    Perspex, commonly referred to as acrylic glass or acrylic, is a form of transparent thermoplastic manufactured and used as sheets. Some popular uses of Perspex include inking and coating or casting resins for cosmetic and decorative pieces. The material is also used by retail and wholesale vendors for product display. Ordinarily, acrylic actually has many advantages over ordinary glass. It is durable, shatter resistant and comes with some customised alternatives like resistance to ultra violet radiation.